ACCESS LEISURE Access Leisure
Sports, Social, Fitness, Camping & Outdoor Education Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities Quarterly newsletter and monthly calendar of events available online in both PDF and text formats at www.accessleisuresac.org
. Access Leisure provides recreational activities such as social and fitness programs, special events, trips and excursions for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Upcoming activities include craft days, Sac State sports games, and Halloween Dance. Call Phil Sinclair at 808-6045 or email email@example.com
For information about sports, camps, and outdoor education programs for people with intellectual, developmental, and/or physical disabilities contact Jenny Yarrow at 808-6017 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For information about Paralympic Sport Sacramento, programs at River Cats Independence Field, and sports programs for individuals with intellectual, developmental, and/or physical disabilities contact Steve Hornsey at 808-2340 or email@example.com
Youth Baseball Fall League For children with disabilities age 4 through school age. All games are played Saturday evenings on the fully- accessible rubberized River Cats Independence Field. 93823 and 93824
Location: River Cats Independence Field Fee: $40
Major League Baseball
Wheelchair Softball Team The Oakland A’s are the sponsor of the West Coast MLB Wheelchair Softball in Sacramento. The team will compete in games and tournaments associated with the National Wheelchair Softball Association. All practices are at River Cats Independence Field Must be 18 or older.
Goal Ball Goal ball is a challenging team sport developed for people who are blind or visually impaired. It promotes exercise, team spirit, community involvement and social interaction. Goal Ball is played in teams of three on a volleyball-sized court with raised boundary and information lines. Course # 86779
Handcycling and Tandem Cycling Weekend rides along the American River Bike trail. The program has handcycles and tandem cycles for participants to try out. Contact Rick Mason at firstname.lastname@example.org
. Rides on 9/10 and 10/1.
26th Annual A.C.T. Games The Ability to Compete Together (A.C.T.) games is a one day track and field event for youth with physical disabilities age 3 to 18 years old. Athletes using wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, braces or no adaptive mobility devices compete in races and traditional and adaptive shot put, discus, and javelin field events. At the A.C.T. Games all competitors compete in ability-based heats with their peers who have similar disabilities and use similar adaptive devices. Event is tentatively scheduled for Oct. 8.
Blind and Low Vision Olympics The Society for the Blind in partnership with the City of Sacramento Access Leisure and CSU Sacramento present the 28th Annual Blind and Low Vision Olympics. This track and field event is designed to introduce track and field events to youth under the age of 18 who are blind or have low vision. This event is tentatively scheduled for October 1. Visit www. societyfortheblind.org
Sled Hockey Sled hockey is fun and exciting ice hockey played in an adaptive sled. This program is held at Skatetown in Roseville. The sleds allow individuals with and without disabilities to skate and play on the ice together. There are sleds available for use.
Volunteer opportunities are available at all Access Leisure events.
WOUNDED WARRIORS AND VETERANS SOUGHT!
For information about sports, camps,
and outdoor education programs for people with intellectual, developmental, and/or physical disabilities
contact Jenny Yarrow at 808-6017 or email@example.com
Paralympic Sport Sacramento is seeking Veterans and Wounded Warriors with physical disabilities or those that are blind or have low vision to participate in both Paralylmpic sports and recreational sport programs.
Contact Annie Desalernos at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 808-3809 . Programs/Times subject to change or cancellation
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